Development Marketplace 2020: Alcohol, intimate partner violence and household economy - an assessment of liquor ban in Bihar

This research project will evaluate the impact of alcohol prohibition implemented in the state of Bihar, India, on intimate partner violence, household economy and wellbeing of women among the urban poor. It will also explore how drinking practices interact with local patriarchy and other socio-economic factors to influence the nature of violence against women.

Country: India

Lead agency: Institute for Human Development

PI: Bhim Reddy

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